[aprssig] APRS routing strategies

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Mon Feb 14 15:48:36 CST 2005

Is there a write-up on this setup anywhere? I would like to know the details
of how this is implemented.

On Mon, February 14, 2005 4:37 pm, Henk de Groot said:
> William McKeehan schreef:
>> This would let the user define how far out his beacon should propogate -
>> yeah,
>> it would require some more smarts on the part of the digi's and it may not
>> be
>> something that can easily be accomplished.
> A configuration like this has been running in the Seattle area for over
> three years now! So it *very* feasible and even has proven itself in
> real-life operation. Ask Bill Vodall, WA7NWP. I think he uses LOCAL,
> REGION, WORLD, DIRECT, IGATE and maybe by now he also added his proposal
> on januari 5th: "ALOHA".
> One could add MOBILE to support any mobile tracker so the mobile station
> never has to change its path again!
> It has been attemted to discus this on this SIG a number of times, I don't
> know who raised this proposal the first, could be Bill, Gerry or even me.
> I know Bill at least brought this up a number of times but somehow this
> option is ignored *every time*.
> I believe the reason to keep ignoring this excellent solution is that
> people just love their Kantronics box so much that suggesting any solution
> that the firmware of this box can't handle is godspe. So if your solution
> does not run on a native KPC-whatever then just keep quiet since you will
> be ignored anyway.
> Kind regards,
> Henk.
> P.S. Over the last few weeks I've been tempted to write the same
> suggestion as you did and eventhough I even wrote some messages I was able
> to come to my senses before hitting the Send button. This time I failed...
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